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Dog bites back

A news story that I expected to make a bigger impact broke last Tuesday, sadly it was overshadowed by the catastrophically boring news that Wayne Rooney had hurt his ankle and Arsenal had sustained half a team of injuries.

Diego Maradona was rushed to hospital in Buenos Aires last week after he was bitten in the face… by his dog! He needed surgery and 10 stitches to his top lip, but it looks like he’ll be alright now, to the dismay of many Argentinean football fans. The mutt has refused to give a statement but it is believed he is not a fan of his master playing Gabriel Heinze in his flat back four.

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